Gabourey Sidibe Who Starred In ‘Precious’ Is Going Through Unbelievable Weight Transformation
Gabourey Sidibe was cynosure of all eyes when she graced the red carpet at the 82nd Academy Awards. She was wearing a stunning royal blue gown and everybody was having a gaze on her. She caught attention of everyone now only because of she was gracing red carpet but she was widely hailed for her amazing performance in the movie Precious which was released in 2009. In the movie, she played a role of young girl in poor family who was raped by her father which caused her two pregnancies. It was the main reason that she became main focus of the March 2010 event.
1Gabourey Sidibe nominated for the Best Actress Award at Oscars
The testing storyline and inexperience didn’t deter her to deliver an amazing performance. It was no surprise from any means that she was nominated for the Best Actress Award at the Oscars that year. She was nominated alongside Hollywood stalwarts Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock and Carey Mulligan.
2Sidibe was getting attention because of her weight
While she was not successful in winning the Oscar award that night, Sidibe’s reputation got a big boost. As a matter of fact, it was Sandra Bullock who won Oscar award for her performance in The Blind Side. But, apart from her performance in the movie, a lot of attention that Sidibe was getting was also because of her weight.
3The actress became victim of fat shaming on the internet
Soon, the actress became victim of fat shaming on the internet. People started firing cruel comments on her. Though Sidibe was very confident but she also recounted an incident when Joan Cusack advised her that she should “quit” the business because “it’s so image-conscious.”